Eating Disorder Category

  • Addressing Body Image in Eating Disorder Treatment

    The majority of American women are dissatisfied with their bodies. One study found that 86 percent of women want to lose weight, and in another study, 63 percent of female participants identified weight as the key factor in determining how they felt about themselves — even more important than family, school, or career. For some, the result of this dissatisfaction is the development of an eating disorder. One cause of eating disorders, experts argue, is the ...

    Posted at July 5, 2011 | By : | Categories : Articles,Eating Disorder | 1 Comment
  • Doing the Holidays Without Overindulging

    For many people, the holidays are something to "get through," rather than enjoy. People backslide on their commitments to a healthy lifestyle by overindulging in eating, drinking and spending. New Year's goes hand-in-glove with New Year's resolutions, as people try to stop the downhill slide that happens over the holidays. There are a few key factors that make holiday time a time for overindulgence: People's routines are disrupted People are off work and relatives are in town. Your ...

    Posted at December 12, 2009 | By : | Categories : Eating Disorder | 0 Comment
  • The Growing Diabetes Risk and How You Can Address the Damage

    As the rate of obesity in the U.S. continues to climb, medical complications like diabetes grow right alongside it. Nearly 13 percent of adults age 20 and older now have diabetes, adding up to more than 23 million Americans, according to a recent study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Even more frightening is that 40 percent of adults with diabetes don’t even know they have the disease. And an additional 30 ...

    Posted at February 25, 2009 | By : | Categories : Eating Disorder | 0 Comment